King & Wood Mallesons advise on Valencia FC deal

King & Wood Mallesons advised Meriton Holdings on the acquisition of a majority stake in the Spanish football club Valencia Club de Fútbol

The deal involved a €100 million stock purchase, the contribution of an additional €100 million by Meriton Holdings through a shareholder loan, as well as the refinancing of around 250 million of the club’s debt.

The purchase of the shares is pending the necessary approval of the relevant authorities.

Valencia Club de Fútbol has won six Spanish league titles, seven Spanish cups, one Spanish Supercup, three UEFA Cups, 2 European Super Cups, 1 Cup Winners Cup, as well as twice being runner-up in the UEFA Champions League.

Meriton Holdings is the investment arm of the Singaporean businessman Peter Lim, who has interests in a range of sectors including sports, real estate, fashion, food and health.

A team of more than 20 lawyers from King & Wood Mallesons in Spain, including seven partners, were involved in the deal.King & Wood Mallesons advised Meriton Holdings on the acquisition of a majority stake in the Spanish Football Club Valencia Club de Fútbol

The deal involved a €100 million stock purchase, the contribution of an additional €100 million by Meriton Holdings through a shareholder loan, as well as the refinancing of around 250 million of the club’s debt.

The purchase of the shares is pending the necessary approval of the relevant authorities.

Valencia Club de Fútbol has won six Spanish league titles, seven Spanish cups, one Spanish Supercup, three UEFA Cups, 2 European Super Cups, 1 Cup Winners Cup, as well as twice being runner-up in the UEFA Champions League.

Meriton Holdings is the investment arm of the Singaporean businessman Peter Lim, who has interests in a range of sectors including sports, real estate, fashion, food and health.

A team of more than 20 lawyers from King & Wood Mallesons in Spain, including seven partners, were involved in the deal. 

King & Wood Mallesons advise on Valencia FC deal

Ben Cook

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